General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations Campus Activities Student Governing Groups Associated Students of Michigan State University
As the All-University undergraduate student governing body, the Associated Students of Michigan State University ( ASMSU) provides representation through the General Assembly. Offices are maintained in both the Student Services Building and the MSU Union. The Web site is www.asmsu.msu.edu.
As the All-University undergraduate student governing body, the Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU) provides representation through the General Assembly. The work of ASMSU is conducted through its boards and committees. Offices are maintained in the Student Services Building. The web site is www.asmsu.msu.edu.
The General Assembly (GA) is composed of proportional representation elected from each college and one representative selected by each of the following groups: MSU Student Housing Cooperative, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, National Panhellenic Council, Independent Greek Council, Jewish Student Union, Residence Halls Association, University Apartments Council of Residents, Arab Cultural Society, Black Student Alliance, Cultural de las Razas, North American Indigenous Student Organization, Asian Pacific American Student Organization, International Student Association, Alliance of Queer and Ally Student (AQAS), Women’s Council, and Spartan Armed Forces Council. The GA represents students on relevant issues; provides a forum for discussion of these issues; provides free legal services, bluebooks, inexpensive copying, and interest free loans; approves appointments of undergraduates to various University committees, provides the free Readership Program and special student services, and acts as the official representative for the welfare and rights of undergraduate students.
The ASMSU Programming Board is responsible for facilitating, organizing and executing programming of an all-university nature for the Michigan State University student body and is comprised of a Board of Directors. The Programming Board is funded through student tax monies and revenues from sponsored events. The Board emphasizes programming in the areas of concerts; lectures/speakers; racial/ethnic, cultural, and international programs; special interest activities; and telecommunications media.
The Funding Board has 12 selected student members and allocates ASMSU monies to registered student organizations with at least 50 percent undergraduate student membership for print media, programming, and projects. The allocations are made on a semester basis. Up to $4,500 is granted to each selected registered student organization (RSO).